Bret Hedican needs surgery on finger and will be out at least three weeks

Hedican, 36, has team-high ice time among defencemen of 20 minutes 53 seconds, and is third on the team in blocked shots with 61. He has eight assists in 37 games. The native of St. Paul, Minn., is in his 15th NHL season and his fifth with the Hurricanes.

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